Guide to the Letter from Bennelong to Mr Phillips

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MS 4005

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Created: 2020

Collection Summary

Title
Letter from Bennelong to Mr Phillips
Date Range
29 August 1796
Collection Number
MS 4005
Extent
0.03 metres (1 volume in SB-000478)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
Special Collections (Manuscripts)

Introduction

Scope and Contents

Contemporary MS copy of a letter from an Aborigine of Botany Bay to Mr. Phillips, Lord Sydney's steward, being returned to his own country after he had resided a short time in England. Dated Sydney Cove, New South Wales, 29th August, 1796. Signed Bennelong.

Conditions Governing Access

Access conditions may apply to this collection, please refer to the collection's catalogue record for further information (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1805039).

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Letter from Bennelong to Mr Phillips, National Library of Australia, MS MS 4005, [class/series/file/item number(s)]'.

Item Descriptions

Class 1. Letter from Bennelong to Mr Phillips - Box (Shared), Folder (MS 4005)

Contemporary MS copy of a letter from an Aborigine of Botany Bay to Mr. Phillips, Lord Sydney's steward, being returned to his own country after he had resided a short time in England. Dated Sydney Cove, New South Wales, 29th August, 1796. Signed Bennelong.


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